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'''Albert Taylor Bledsoe''' (November 9, 1809 – December 8, 1877) was an Episcopal priest, attorney, professor of mathematics, and officer in the Confederate army and was best known as an architect of the Lost Cause and defender of the Old South and the Confederate ideal.Terry A. Barnhart, ''Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause'' (Louisiana State University Press; 2011)
Education| alma_mater = United States Military Academy
Kenyon College, Ohio
Occupationeducator, attorney, author, and clergyman
Residence| spouse = Harriet Coxe (married in 1836)
Children| parents = Moses Owsley Bledsoe and Sophia Childress Taylor
ReligionEpiscopal Church (United States)|Episcopal, Southern Methodist
PartyWhig Party (United States)
NationalityAmerican
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